Sony’s response to Game Pass is already a reality

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As anticipated last week based on leaks, Playstation Plus and Playstation Now, the project that in theory received the code name of Spartacus, has become a reality. With this movement, clearly aimed at redirecting a large part of the public interested in Xbox Game Pass-style services, Playstation tries to recover its pioneering status: Playstation Plus was the first console game subscription service and Now the first of its kind. streaming also in the world of consoles.

It will be in June (first in Asia and then in the rest of the markets until the entire process is completed by the end of 2022) when the two new services come together, and although at the moment there are not too many details about it, Sony has announced three different plans with three prices aimed at as many types of user. They will be these:

PlayStation Plus Essential

Basically the current Plus. Includes two downloadable games per month, discounts, save games in the cloud and online multiplayer.

The price will be the same as the current one: 8.99 euros per month, 24.99 per quarter and 59.99 per year.

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PlayStation Plus Extra

Plus vitaminized. In other words, everything that Essential includes includes 400 games from the PS4 and PS5 catalog available for download. It will include both Playstation Studios games and third party.

The price will be: 14.99 euros per month, 39.99 per quarter and 99.99 per year.

PlayStation Plus Premium

All of the above, plus an additional 340 games to play via streaming. These games will come from the PS3, PS2, PSOne and PSP catalogues. It will only be accessible in markets with Playstation Now, and it will be accessible from PS4, PS5 and PC. Playstation Now will disappear and its users will be migrated to this Premium option until their subscription ends and the price increases. They will also have access to limited-time game trials before they go on sale.

The price will be: 16.99 euros per month, 49.99 per quarter and 119.99 per year.

But… what about the catalogue?

Of course, this will be the great mystery and much remains to be revealed, but At the moment some Triple A are already ahead that make the ambition of the service clear: ‘Death Stranding’, ‘God of War’, ‘Marvel’s Spider-Man’, ‘Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales’, ‘Mortal Kombat 11’ and ‘Returnal’. At the moment, the possibility of the arrival of games to the service on the day of its launch has not been mentioned. That’s where we’ll see if Playstation is willing to risk everything to stand up to Xbox.

As anticipated last week based on leaks, Playstation Plus and Playstation Now, the project that in theory received the code…

As anticipated last week based on leaks, Playstation Plus and Playstation Now, the project that in theory received the code…

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